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The People Power Revolution is a bloodless revolution between the tyrannical State (the Marcos bust in La Union, destroyed in 2002) and the solidarity Church (the EDSA Shrine built in 1989). Sadly, many Filipino netizens now worshiped Marcos rather than the generous, merciful, compassionate and truthful God.
BOTH 1986 and 2014 begin in the same day of the year. Last February 7, those two years brought significance to the world. In 2014, Sochi commences the world on the 22nd Winter Olympics and in 1986, in our country, a snap election is held.
Focusing on the latter, the snap election’s result became a big outrage due to manipulation of the free people’s votes by the dictator’s stalwarts. Thus, a million people marched to EDSA, where the Camp Crame is located with no lethal weapons but rosaries and roses. For four days, the dictator and his family escaped freely from Malacanang.
This year, I’m sorry to say, most netizens will rather forget this piece of contemporary Philippine history. How did this happen? Such method of “fighting ignorance” includes (1) by ignoring the supposed objective of this peaceful revolution and (2) revising or deleting extremely the 1986 happening in our history books. The methods are initiated exceptionally by the politically motivated social media scholars (PMSMS) since 2011. (more…)